An Autumnal Afternoon.

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An Autumnal Afternoon.

Posted by in | March 12, 2024
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An Autumnal Afternoon. oil on canvas 30″x30″. This work features a dike on The Cottington Lakes Fishery on the edge of Deal.Somewhere I like to spend a little time now and then. The Sun is very low in the West giving a hint of Autumn Gold,

Shakespeare Cliff

Posted by in | March 11, 2024
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Shakespeare Cliff 302×30″ Oil Paint.. Probably the highest of the White Cliffs of Dover, stands guard over the English Channel and Dover Harbour. Situated on the West side of the town and not the easyist place to find, the shingle beach is the only protection for the Mainline to London.

Sandown, Thanet in the distance

Posted by in | January 10, 2024
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Sandown, Thanet in the distance…OIL 16″X12″ The site of Sandown Castle, now fallen into the sea. the distant Isle of Thanet on the horizon. Now no longer an Island due to the River Wantsum. silting up.

A Different Place

Posted by in | December 27, 2023
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A Different Place.. oil 33″x24 Looking Southwest towards Minster, a cloudy day, the light was good though. The green alge has taken a hold on the concrete shoreline, the sea grass and reed have late summer colour. The low cloud is scudding in from the southwest

A Delicate Calm

Posted by in | December 14, 2023
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A Delicate Calm .oil..12″x 12″Looking South.. A very calm and peaceful moment at high tide, the estuary fading in the distance.

Early morning, January

Posted by in | December 13, 2023
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Early Morning, January  oil 16″ x 16″… I think it was around minus eight degrees, with no wind and a clear sky. my hands were so cold, the sun was so slow coming over the horizon plus the cold air made the sunrise an event to remember.

Lookout, Dymchurch

Posted by in | December 10, 2023
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Lookout Dymchuch oil 16″x12″ .. The WW One lookout Stands sentinel over Hythe Bay waiting for the enemy to show on the horizon, still faithful after a century of duty. Or was, during the building of the new sea wall, the structure was taken down and moved to storage somewhere, so I was told. Paul Nash  painted the building as “Nostalgic Landscape”. I think he got the title of the work so  right.

The Ferry Berth

Posted by in | December 7, 2023
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The Ferry Berth..oil.. 40″ X16″..Here we see the iron shuttering that was the berth for the channel ferry that took transport and munitions to Flanders during WW One. Now long abandoned to nature and a Seal colony, another part of the Pegwell bay landscape.

Looking North, Copt Point

Posted by in | December 7, 2023
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Looking North Copt Point. oil 24″x24″…The sea wall has ended here, kept back by the rocky foreshore. This is also where the London clay emerges from under the chalk onto the beach. A magnet for fossil hunters.

A Different Angle

Posted by in | December 7, 2023
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A Different Angle ..oil..20″x 20″.. again showing the North end of the take-off and landing ramp for Hovercraft. The big plus is the sea and sky. The angle of the ramp gives the work a dynamic foil against nature.